Category Archives: Japan

Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan

A review of Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan, 1600-1900, by Jakobina Arch. Jakobina Arch’s pathbreaking dissertation makes substantial contributions…

Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan

A review of Marshaling Culture: Strategies of Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan, by Winifred Kai-wen Chang. Winifred Chang’s dissertation is a reexamination of the centrality…

DHAsia 2017 Call for Proposals

DHAsia, a pioneering Digital Humanities initiative at Stanford University, is seeking proposals for its 2017 short-term residency program focused on East, South, Southeast, and Inner/Central…

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A Review of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, Massachusetts, United States) My research interests lie at the intersection of book studies and the…